FIS examines Maloit Park trails for Nordic competition

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — Decades ago, when Dan Weiland attended Minturn Middle School, he never imagined the school’s trails would one day be visited by the International Ski Federation.But those trails have been inspected and are awaiting a rubber stamp from the FIS, which would allow high-level competition to take place there.Weiland, who is now the Nordic program director for Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, is beyond excited about what the new level of certification could bring to the area.“Our hope, moving forward, is to look at higher caliber races that we could potentially host out here,” Weiland said, citing the …

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